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. >>> federal investigators are expected to arrive in vallejo this week to help investigate a fire at the law office of vallejo mayor davis. the fire was quote an act of domestic terrorism because davis is a high profile figure. the suspicious fire broke out yesterday at the building that davis shares with another building. >>> a large brawl last night in san jose left a man fatally stabbed. the fight broke out this morning. when officered arrived they found a man suffering from stab wounds he was rushed to the hospital where he died. his name has not been released. the brawl reportedly involved as many as 30 people. >>> new at 10:00 tonight, concord police say tonight's hot weather may have played a role in the death of an elderly woman who's body was found in an elementary school in pleasant hill. the 86-year-old woman who suffered from alzheimer's disease went missing from her adult health care facility in concord around 4:30. when she failed to return, they called authorities and began a search. police say high temperatures in the area might have been a factor. >>> that heat will contin
. the law states that the federal government will only recognize traditional marriages, meaning no federal benefits even where same-sex marriage is legal. >> same-sex couples are denied hundreds of different rights and benefits that are provided to married different-sex couples under federal law. >> reporter: on the document as well, whether to curtail parts of the historic voting rights act of 1965. it mandates federal oversight for states with a history of voting discrimination when changing any rules for elections. challengers say the law is outdated and unnecessary. a big lineup of cases that could change the landscape of civil rights in america. francis coe, nbc news. >>> here is a look at other stories making news early today in america. in maine a group of strangers spring into action when an elderly woman drove her car into the portland harbor. the ban of good samaritans pulled the 84-year-old out of her car moments before it sank. the woman is in stable condition. some of the rescuers had to be treated for hypothermia. >>> karma geddon two has come to an end just for the end of th
that the university of michigan law school, where they did use race in admission, had a lower level of -- they considered 14% to be a critical mass, much less than what the university of texas achieved through race-neutral means. i think this goes a long way to explaining why most observers think the supreme court is likely to strike down the use of race at the university of texas. the second question we take up, what should replace race-based affirmative action if it in fact is struck down by the u.s. supreme court? in a report, we look at nine states where, because of voter initiative or executive order or legislation, universities -- they did not give up on diversity and tried to find other ways of achieving racial and ethnic diversity. these plans were hardly perfect, but in many ways there are better than the old style of race-based affirmative action. you can see that in our analysis, six state street -- six states created partnerships with disadvantaged by schools to increase the pipeline of low- income and minority students. seven of the states provide class-based admission
laws in place. one involves therapy to try to keep people from being gay. >>> and the san francisco giants already clinched their playoff spot. now the as are this close to earning a postseason berth. ♪ places it will take you. ♪ dreams it will make come true. ♪ with technology and style to match your achievements and desires. ♪ the question is where will your new es take you? ♪ introducing the all-new lexus es. ♪ starting at $6.99. our tri-tip with hand-breaded onion straws, our crispy shrimp smothered in bang bang sauce, and tuscan chicken on focaccia. sizzler. >>> this is 7th from middle hare bore. i can see it -- hare bore. you can see from -- harbor. you can see it from the ground. >>> texas is city shaking from an earthquake. it happened late saturday night and was centered in irving texas, that's a disturb of dallas. walls crack and pictures were knocked off walls but no manger damage was reported. >> the couch actually shook side to side. it actually -- you felt the tremor coming through. >> seismologists say these are not unusual to texas although it is not home
for their trust, earn their support and eventually their vote. >> reporter: he is a harvard law grad, peace corps volunteer. now representing suburban boston. >> i have a decade in business, helping grow companies. >> reporter: in a debate televised sunday, he argued kennedy isn't ready and is coasting on the family coat tail. >> i don't think in any other state or district in the country people would consider you're qualified for this office. >> i have a sizable record of public service. >> reporter: joe who introduced a tribute to ted kennedy at the democratic convention. >> for my uncle teddy, politics was always about people. >> reporter: he knows his famous name comes with benefits. >> it is an advantage, i am proud of my family's history of public service. >> reporter: spanning six decades of sometimes a flawed history. jfk went to congress in '47 before the camelot days of the white house. bobby and ted served in the senate. their sons, joe and patrick, in the house. now joe's son who is on the ballot, getting a boost from his grandmother ethel. >> she has been on a number of campaign stop
that's good for business. but supporters say this law targets the homeless. >>> nurses at santa rosa memorial hospital are on strike. nurses walked off the job just a couple of hours ago at 5:00 a.m. in a strike that is scheduled to last 24 hours. the hospital says hundreds of replacement nurses have been hired and the hospital will stay open. but urgent care centers will be closed today due to the strike. the hospital and nurses are at odds over odds of oncall -- over pay and benefits. investigators say a person who opened fire on a dodge charger on sunday was targeting that car. police say there may have been trouble between the two vehicles before several miles. three people were shot. one is still in the hospital and police are still looking for anyone who may have witnessed the shooting. >>> 7:19. well, police advising everyone, think carefully about your halloween costumes. this after a dangerous traffic stop that happened in san mateo. yesterday morning, police pulled a man over on east fourth avenue. they noticed he was wearing a gas mask. he also had a grenade that was later
. >> reporter: from the police perspective it was the protesters who violated the rules of lawful assembly by taking over the roadway attacking people and property and failing to file for a permit to march in the first place. in san francisco, patti lee, ktvu news. >>> in election 2012 news tonight, president obama gets his jabs in about last week's debate. >> president obama is planning to bring back the wild west but go after big bird. >> reporter: mr. obama is heading toward a record $1 billion in fund raising which he could reach in california. his event will include a con can he recall the -- include concert with jon bon jovi and katy perry. >>> meantime mitt romney campaigned in the crucial state of florida today knocking mr. obama's performance in last week's debate. >> you will have an opportunity to hear his answers or nonanswers. now of course day laters we're hearing his excuses and next january we'll be watching him leave the white house for the last time. >>> the republican nominee gives a speech on foreign policy in virginia tomorrow. an average of polls by real clear politic
state and federal laws and mourning in case you decide to buy your medication on line. if the price is too good to be true if probably is. we will take a break is 4: 20 we have--in this light heading to san francisco this early hour to be right back. sh- a " sense today is going to be the hottest day of the week it got yesterday was i will add a couple of degrees extra. as we head into tomorrow we will experience more of the sea breeze with that we will shave off a couple of degrees and in looking ahead we will continue with a cool down. we will be introduced that fall into the forecast i see sunshine into the afternoon will have more details coming up in just a bit. right outside the door mid- 60's in daly city 56 in napa 67 of an antioch pretty mild to warm starts in the morning in fact tinctures are between two and eight degrees warmer compared to where there were 24 hours ago. we do not have any clout to the forecasts we will see the sun shine right off the bat. check out your afternoon highs in fact fairfield at 100 degrees 101 in livermore, low eighties for richmond, 86 for do
, constitutional law professor. >> both. because to win, because he's competitive, he needs to be cool. he knows that. that's the one overriding concern presented to him by his advisers. don't freak out. don't get anxious. don't get publicly visibly irritable. >> a lot of people support mitt romney over the weekend on the sunday talk shows were saying he has to be very aggressive. he really has to take it to the president. >> well, what happens in presidential debates is you have two fundamental goals as the candidate. drive your message and knock your opponent off his. and so to knock the president off his message the romney campaign knows governor romney has to be unrelenting. >> romney has an op-ed talking about his view on foreign policy. there seems to be some question within the romney camp as to whether they should even be talking about foreign policy. >> this has been an ongoing debate since the libya crisis. and in the immediate hours after that when governor romney stepped into this, his advisers said we're going to begin to prosecute this larger. if you look at that op-ed, it's not ju
.s. border patrol agent according to a mexican law enforcement official. the deadly shooting happened earlier this week about five miles north of the mexico arizona border. agent nicholas ivie and two other patrol officers were fired upon after responding to a tripped fence. one officer was treated and released, the other not hurt. >>> stock prices are rising and retailers are reporting mixed results on september sales. overall, sales were up 3.9%. let's take a look right now at the dow. it's up about 85 points. >>> well, the operator of a troubled nuclear plant wants to restart one of its reactors. southern california edison has conducted months of inspections at the san onofre plant between los angeles and san diego. the utility says unit 2 can run at 70% power without causing dangerous vibrations in tubes that carry radioactive water. the nuclear regulatory commission will review the proposal. >>> the government now warning doctors and hospitals not to use any product from the pharmacy that made the steroid suspected in a meningitis outbreak. five people have died, 30 people in six states
. and cost medicare an estimated 17.5 billion dollars. >> to control costs the health-care reform law penalizes hospitals with high readmission rates. they'll actually lose some of that medicare reimbursement money. nationwide that could cost hospitals 290 million dollars in just the next year. >> we realized there were gaps in care once patients left the hospital. >> dr. michael landberg is the chief medical officer at cedars-sinai. since last november his hospital has been working to reduce readmissions, sending medical staff to monitor the health of frequent flyer patients like freda robbins at home. >> in '98 over 52. >> in the past year the hospital reports a 60% reduction in its readmission rate saving an estimated $4 million to medicare and private insurance. >> we can actually find solutions to this problem that is good for the patient and good for our community. >> take a deep breath, in and out. >> robbins is just glad that her days as a frequent flyer are over. >> good. >> i'm just going to stay home. >> you're getting off board. >> i am absolutely getting off board. >> the
and spoke up to the professor spoke up to the police who either didn't know what the law was or something apparently. >> she should narrate a film with marching penguins. >> i would love that. bill you are against free speech. >> i am in this case, and i will tell you why of the school should not be treated as a microcos seem of democracy. nobody is faster with free speech than teenagers. i can only imagine what was on the wall before the f-obama. people talking about cheating on each other. you know somebody ended up taping a tampon up there because you know that is what chicks do. if not on the wall then on my locker. >> what you are saying is when you were in high school you were a victim of free speech, meaning people were beating you up constantly? >> that's free hit. i at least wanted to be in charge. now in my current profession i am. >> well, then it all worked out. >> yes. >> we can call this a happy ending. not for joe ekirk. >> i am going to track you down and make fun of you. i
but some protesters say the law targets homeless. >>> nurses walked off the job just a few minutes ago in a strike that is scheduled to last more than 24 hours. hundreds of replacement nurses have been hired and hospitals will stay open, however they will be closed in windsor because of the strike and the hospital is at odds because of on call pay >> >> a bay area man started a local anti-property program and has now been named genius award winners. maurice miller started the family initiative and now has several spinoff programs all around the country. it brings community members like some of these folks bringing them all together sharing their resources and solving problems. they also set and work towards financial professional and educational goals. he will receive $500,000 and he can spend that money anyway he wants. >>> right now 6:18, we will check in with sal for a look at traffic. sal? >>> things are getting busier as you head out the door and let's take a look at the freeway. you can see traffic is going to be busy especially getting to emory i will have aen when you get to th
to himself. with that adjudication under federal law, it prohibits you from buying a gun, but in virginia 2007, those records are only sent to a background check if you are sent for inpatient therapy. cho was sent to outpatient therapy, so that connection with never made. instead of signing up for therapy, he went on the internet and bought some guns and ammunition and walked into this building a couple months after that and killed 32 people and himself. >> professor geobotany -- giovanni a few years before that threaten to leave if something was not done. >> to raise the flag of his peers, other people that live on the campus, students, why was he never dealt with appropriately, why was he not given help you so badly asking for? hindsight is 2020 in retrospect, but if you learn something, you have to change. you cannot let this same situation happened somewhere else. >> now, aurora massacre victims are coming to meet with you? >> yes, and it has happened again. obviously, a young person that should never have had guns in his hands in the first place. we will learn more about this particu
. but that he'll do it gradually. >> he's not trying to move the law radically, quickly. i think justice scalia or justice thomas really want to get to the end answer as quickly as possible and make the law conform to what they really understand whereas the chief justice is more incrementalist. >> reporter: conservative court watcher carry severino doesn't believe much will change any time soon. >> certainly this is not a crusading con serbtive court. until we have a shift, i think, in the membership of the court it's impossible to call it a court that leans more to the left or to the right. >> let's bring in joe johns. joe, could this term possibly be as important as the last one? that's hard to imagine. >> reporter: carol, it certainly has that potential. just the question of revisiting race based preferences in university admissions. this is an issue they decided just a few years ago. now they're back. the difference is the court's been reconstituted. now the swing vote is no longer one justice. it's another justice. there are other issues certainly that could be big. the defense of marriage
details. >> reporter: ethel kennedy was asked what she would think of having you as a granddaughter-in-law, she said, we should be so lucky. >> she's fantastic. i love her. >> reporter: but for all the romance, one very steady relationship is with her music. you have been -- rolling stone said she's one of the few genuine rock stars we've got with a flawless ear for what makes a song click." >> when did they say that? >> reporter: june. >> they said that? >> reporter: they did. recently, too. >> wow. >> reporter: it's so funny. you're so impressed. >> i guess for me, i just don't really quite believe it yet. >> reporter: so you are not blase? >> i try to be sometimes, but it's just hard when you get excited about stuff. ♪ >> reporter: there's a lot to be excited about these days. she is truly adorable. and, oh, so talented. imagine, she wrote every song on every one of her albums. elizabeth, you mentioned she holds the record for the most top-ten debuts on billboard history, looks like she's poised to do it again. and extend that winning streak. this new album. tonight on "nightline," yo
lawsuits pending that could negate some of the new laws that are intended to require photo ids for voters? >> first observation is, in terms of the case in maryland, that was one misguided example. never should have happened. the race was not that close. it was a huge mistake by that individual and he paid for it with a time in prison. in terms of your concerns about voter i.d., and having to show id, i live in virginia and just got my voter card. they allow any kind of thing, a utility bill, or anything like that. it is a lot easier to vote then to get on an airplane. if you are worried about fraud, i think that these are reasonable requirements. >> in terms of polling, to the extent that both firms can, we try to pull a registered voter list. registered voters who have presumably -- i mean, we try to sample who have not only registered -- people who have not only registered but voted in the last election. >> in a lot of states, they have to have a photo id. how do you account for that? >> our callers asked you to show them your folder id -- your photo i.d. >> not a lot that you can do.
this half-hour. >> leindsay lohan's latest. what would monday morning be without a brush with the law for lilo. only this time she says she is the victim of the crime and not perpetrator. >> an interesting one. you will enjoy it. >>> don't go in the water, a new threat at some of the nation's lakes, not as harmless as it might look. >> that was a foul story. don't want to go anywhere near the water. and can be deadly as well. >>> in power and offline. how some well known and powerful people don't use e-mail. could you survive without e-mail? >> can't imagine how you would do it. using snail mail and making phone calls. >> i could go without it. i would text everybody. my e-mails are short to the point. >> i am all about the text. i don't want to talk to anybody. happy birthday. >> will you talk to them? >> yes. >>> first on this monday, with just two days you mentioned earlier until the first presidential debate. our new poll out shows president obama way ahead in the expectations game. >> in our abc news/"washington po" poll, 63% of registered voters, a two to one margin expect pres
, but as a school democratic, we're going to continue to follow the law. >> reporter: the judge is expected to revisit the case in several weeks, but for now, the bible banners are here to stay. signs of faith under the friday night lights. >>> still ahead as we continue here on a saturday morning, are pop stars chris brown and rihanna back together? why some people aren't happy about the message a reunion would send. we'll get into that. but first this is "today" on nbc. ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >>> still to come on "today," some supermarket advice. we'll have some tips before you head to the grocery store. >>> plus, i help
36. it modifies the three strikes law. >>> it's a debate with more punch lines and politics. last nights fox news comedian went head to head with john stewart. their 90 minute debate was streamed live on the internet and topics included foreign policy, entitlement, and the economy. >> income redistribution. do you believe in it? >> do you? >> no. i asked first. >> how is it that two personalities such of yourself that are almost polar opposites share willingly to come together when congress can't. what advice would you give continue? [ cheering and applause ] enter. >> the debate was dubbed the rumble in the air condition auditorium. proceeds from the sold out event did go to charity. >>> the southern california man that reportedly made the antimuslim video that sparked worldwide violence is due back in court on wednesday. they will decide whether he should be sent back to prison for violating his probation for a 2010 bank fraud conviction. he is being held in custody after it was determined that he's a flight risk. >>> support continues to build for the bay area teen who was deni
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